Huge blow for Cork traders as fire closes Douglas Village until the summer of 2020

Blaze was caused by a parked vehicle in the shopping centre’s car park two weeks ago

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
15th September, 2019

Retailers in Cork have been dealt a blow as it was confirmed yesterday that the Douglas Village Shopping Centre will not reopen until next year, following a fire in the car park two weeks ago.

Operators including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, and TK Maxx will be affected along with about 50 other retailers and a Bank of Ireland branch.

A statement from the shopping centre owner said yesterday that it would be the summer of 2020...

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